Syllabus for Corporation Bank PO Exam

Corporation Bank PO Exam Syllabus: Find the syllabus for bank probationary officer exam of the Corporation Bank. This Syllabus covers all the topics one should prepare for Corporation Bank PO Examination

Created On: Apr 6, 2011 16:21 IST
Modified On: May 25, 2011 13:38 IST
Syllabus forBank PO Exam
Syllabus forBank PO Exam

Find all the information about the syllabus for bank probationary officer exam of the Corporation bank

Banking profession is an attractive option for young graduates. Probationary Officers are recruited by individual banks as and when required. Banks hire eligible graduates through PO exams and train them period of two years. The selected candidates' performance during the probation period will decide their position after training. You should keep yourself informed as different banks have different dates for entrance test for PO Exams.

Bank PO Syllabus

1. Test of Reasoning Ability and Test of Computer Competency

This section judges the candidates on their reasoning abilities and mental aptitude. Mentioned below are the various categories across which questions can be asked:

VERBAL

  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Test of Direction Sense
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Number Ranking
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Problem on Age Calculation
  • Blood Relations
  • Analogy
  • Decision Making etc.

NON-VERBAL

  • Non Verbal Series
  • Mirror Images
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Grouping Identical Figures
  • Embedded Figures etc
  • Computer Competency
  • Basic questions on computer aptitude
  • Operations of computer

2. Quantitative Aptitude

This section checks the quantitative and mathematical skills of the candidate. The questions asked in the entrance exam are from the following categories:

  • Number System
  • HCF, LCM
  • Simplification
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Unitary Method
  • Percentage
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Profit and Loss
  • Average
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Mensuration (2D and 3D)
  • Algebra
  • Data Interpretation

3. Test of English Language

The candidates are gauged on the language abilities and understanding of English grammar in this section. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories:

  • Verb
  • Adverb
  • Subject Verb Agreement
  • Error Correction
  • Tenses
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Fill in the Blanks with Modals, Articles etc
  • Comprehension
  • Answering questions based on Unseen Passages
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms

4. Test of General Awareness on Socio Economic Development

This section tests the candidate on their awareness of the world around them. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories.

  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • Major Financial/Economic News
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Who's Who
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honours
  • Science - Inventions and Discoveries
  • Abbreviations
  • Important Days
  • International and National Organisations

Descriptive Paper

The descriptive paper judges the candidate on their knowledge of situations, current topics, topics of common interest, national issues etc. The candidates are required to write essay type answers on these questions. The questions are basic in nature and not much preparation is required for it. To prepare for this section, candidates need to remain updated about the various current topics and try to write short notes on them along with life situations.

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